Keonjhar is a land locked district situated in the northern part of Orissa. It is bounded by Mayurbhanj District, Balasore District and Bhadrak District to the east, Jajpur District to the south, Dhenkanal District, Anugul District and Sundargarh District to the west, and West Singhbhum District to the north. The district of Keonjhar is highly rich in mineral resources and has vast deposits of iron, manganese and chromium ores. About 30% of the district's total area is covered with tracts of dense forests. Keonjhar also contains one of the oldest rock formations in the world, which covers an area of 100 km2.
The district also bears the oldest stone inscription found in Orissa. In Sitabinj, fresco paintings were found in the cave shelter of Ravana Chhaya, which date to the 5th century A.D
#Places of tourist interest in Keonjhar :
Vishnu Temple, Jagannath Temple, and on its outskirts the shrines of Siddha Jagannath, Siddha Kali, Ghatagaon and Panchabati amidst picturesque settings.
#Best time to visit : October to March
Places around Keonjhar :
1. keonjhar hill :